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PS CS6 on Wine 1.8
by Richard Baláž on Tuesday December 22nd 2015, 9:26
I had problems with installation since it always failed. I was experiencing similar problems after installation.
This winetricks line helped to install & to launch:
$ winetricks -q atmlib gdiplus msxml3 msxml6 vcrun2005 vcrun2005sp1 vcrun2008 ie6 fontsmooth-rgb gecko
After that I was able to launch successfully only 32-bit version.
PS works quite good, but drawing tools are still not working properly. And that's sad. Also, after first start PS noticed me that something is wrong with graphics acceleration (I have Intel HD 4400). But other things seems to be working and it is stable.
Brush DOTS workaround
by Max S. on Tuesday February 10th 2015, 20:26
Currently running Photoshop CS6 under Wine 1.7.34 on Mint.
I too have experienced issues where some tools will not properly draw when holding the mouse down. Sometimes I can draw squiggles, sometimes it's just a dot.
Thankfully I found a workaround to this issue in tool options.
Simply turn off 'Spacing' for each drawing tool (Brush, Eraser, Pencil, etc). After that, dots should be no more.
by Woalk on Saturday August 2nd 2014, 17:19
I installed Photoshop in a 32-Bit-Wineprefix and it's working very fine at the first sight, even without the described installer problem (it said "Installation successful" just as it should).
One thing I notice: The floating values around the mouse pointer when moving or resizing an element or the selection always stays the same values as they were when showing up (most of the time something around zero, like 5px or 7px, depends on how fast I move the selection before it shows up).
I think this has to be considered as a normal inconvenience of using a Windows App in Wine, but maybe someone knows a trick if there is any.